Orange County Grantmakers (OCG) recently welcomed new members to its executive board. Known as Orange County Funders Roundtable until 2018, OCG, established in 2006, is a funder collaborative which, since its inception, has granted hundreds of millions of dollars in Orange County. OCG’s priority areas include housing, education, access to healthcare, jobs and skills, and food insecurity.
The new executive board members include leaders from a broad range of industry, nonprofit and governmental organizations. Among its duties, the executive board provides direction for the board and steers them toward helping address and prioritize important issues.
New members include Jason Lacsamana, senior program officer, St. Josephs; Terrie Doizaki, program officer, Weingart Foundation; Joanna Kong, director of programs, Sun Family Foundation; Tiffany Alva, director of partnerships and government affairs, First Five Orange County; Adriana Galdamez, public affairs manager, Cox Communications; John Guastaferro, executive director, Anaheim Community Foundation; Nate Brown, senior vice president, Pimco; Ben Drutman, executive director, Simon Scholars; and Cathleen Otero, vice president, donor relations and programs, Orange County Community Foundation.